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Albuquerque Metro Area

Department of Senior Affairs - Albuquerque
The Department of Senior Affairs provides activities and opportunities to promote active and healthy aging. This organization provides a list of senior centers in the Albuquerque area, a senior information line, and information on services such as home modification assistance and transportation. For more information, visit the Department of Senior Affairs website.

Division of Senior Services – Rio Rancho
The Division of Senior Services in Rio Rancho promotes positive aging, providing recreational, social, and education classes and programs at the Meadowlark Senior Center. The organization also provides information such as local meal programs, city transit, and a resource guide. For more information, visit their website.

State-Wide

National Osteoporosis Foundation
The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. For more information, visit their website.

New Mexico Aging and Long-term Services Department
The New Mexico Aging and Long-term Services Department is dedicated to promoting independence and dignity of elders and individuals living with a disability. This organization provides information such as: resources for caregiving, financial assistance, health care, assisted living, home-delivery of meals, protecting adults, healthy living and legal services. For more information, visit their website.

Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico
The Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico strives to educate the public and healthcare providers, and to support research, on osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. This website provides educational information for patients and healthcare providers, lists of Osteoporosis activities in New Mexico and provides links to other helpful resources on Osteoporosis.For more information, visit their website.

Senior Center Directory
The Senior Center Directory provides information on senior centers located in New Mexico, as well as information on activities, jobs, dementia care and meals on wheels. For more information, visit their website.

Senior Care Guide
The Senior Care Guide – New Mexico provides a directory of care facilities and other senior care services. Visit their website for more information.

Silver Linings Care Guide - New Mexico’s Trusted Free Online Senior Resource Guide
Here you will find easy to understand explanations of services, as well as a comprehensive list of providers and services such as assisted living, independent living, memory care, nursing homes and hospitals, as well as home health care, home medical equipment, home care, legal, real estate, and financial assistance, transportation, and other professional services. Visit www.silverliningscareguide.com to learn more. 

National Resources

The National Institute on Aging at NIH now offers a new, free way for you to get health information for your website. Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes, and other health topics for older adults are available. Using this information saves you time and money: you don’t have to write your own information or worry about updating it. If you choose topics for your website, you can fit them in with existing information on your website, in the style of your site.  Download our guide (Word 935K) to learn how to create a free account and browse NIA health topics. Simply add the code to your site and the information you select shows up in the style of your own website.
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